Good Morning Lovelies! Confession time: Not being able to understand and finish a pattern completely was really bugging my brain, so I was determined to give it a try again and to conquer it! I started my day feeling very optimistic, even did a few hours of research the night before and I told myself, “I GOT THIS!” ….but after […]
Have you ever sewn something and then cried? I have!
First Sewing Challenge – Failed….but not really.
I’ve always been a little reluctant to try sewing adult clothes, ….but I decided to accept the sewing challenge posted in one of my Sewing groups. I had some nice, silky blue fabric, some fancy lace and some black bias tape on hand, so I decided why not! The challenge was to construct the Sorbetto by Collette Patterns. It looked […]
The Real Cost of Handmade
WHAT EXACTLY IS THE REAL COST OF SOMETHING HANDMADE? After having someone comment on how “pricey” my pieces are as compared to stores such as Target or Forever21, I felt compelled to write this. Especially since I believe my pieces are meant to be timeless, but affordable. Handmade, custom made, one-of-a-kind items are special – they are personal, they are […]